Maternal death rates in the Black community are alarming. Some think the solution may lie in empowering Black mothers to give birth at home, with culturally appropriate assistance offered by doulas. In this episode, host Amaris Calhoun draws on evidence-based research and interviews to explore possible solutions to this crisis that could foster a more inclusive and equitable approach to maternity care.
With the rise of social media usage, exercise and diet culture have influenced a large number of people, and today’s youth is among them. In this episode, Snehitha Vardhineni speaks to experts in the field as well as today’s youth to explore trends and personal experiences in relation to exercise and nutrition.
Featured guests include:
- Shivy Agadi – student at UT Dallas and president of an exercise/wellness organization called CHAARG
- Dan Benardot – Professor of Practice at the Center for the Study of Human Health at Emory University teaching nutrition
- Muskaan Vohra – student at Oxford College of Emory University, certified personal trainer, teaches group fitness classes at the rec center at Oxford
Student Highlight: Snehitha Vardhineni is a junior at Emory University pursuing a joint major in economics and human health.